Nenggiri is a 300MW hydro power project. It is planned on Sungai Nenggiri river/basin in Kelantan, Malaysia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 300 300 Permitting Kelantan, Malaysia Bharat Heavy Electricals; MMTC; Tenaga Nasional


The project is being developed by Bharat Heavy Electricals, MMTC and Tenaga Nasional. The project is currently owned by Tenaga Nasional.

The project cost is expected to be around $311.421m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

About Bharat Heavy Electricals

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is an engineering and manufacturing company. It designs, engineers, constructs, tests, commissions and executes projects across industries. The company provides a wide range of products and services across various industries. BHEL also offers renovation, modernization, uprating, residual life assessment, health diagnostics and plants’ life extension services. It has interests in various projects under execution phase in various countries. It serves customers in transportation, power generation, oil and gas, energy storage, renewable energy, water business, defense and aerospace in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. The company has manufacturing, regional marketing centers, repair centers, offices and service centers across India and offices in overseas. BHEL is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

About MMTC

MMTC Ltd (MMTC) is an international trading company engaged in trades, exports and imports of range of minerals, precious metals, gems and jewellery, metals and industrial raw materials, fertilizers, agro products; and coal and hydrocarbons. The company offers trading solutions for a vast range of general goods and trades various engineering items for industries particularly metal and steel products, mechanical spares, foundry items, agro machineries, chemicals industry, electrical and electronics items, bullion, jewellery and steel products. The company is also involved in construction projects, logistic support; drugs and pharmaceuticals; and promotion and export of earthmoving and mining equipment or machinery. It carries out trade activities across various countries in Asia, North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. MMTC is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

About Tenaga Nasional

Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is an electric utility. Its operations cover the electricity production and supply value chain, including generation, transmission, and distribution of energy. It develops, operates, and maintains a portfolio of power generating units. The company produces electricity using the crude oil, hydro, natural gas, coal and gas sources. TNB also supplies transformers and switchgears in Brunei, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia; has interests in district cooling facilities in the UAE; and provides operation and maintenance services in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Pakistan. It serves industrial, commercial, residential, mining, street lighting, agriculture, regenerator, and free unit customers in Malaysia, Sabah, and Labuan. TNB is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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